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Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results


Specsavers loses eye case Luxottica glasses raised once again
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 31 2013

Upon setting up in Australia about 5 years ago, Specsavers has fought hard to achieve a share of a retail optometry market reportedly worth over $1b a


No protectionism in gambling’s free trade
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 7 2012

The Australian betting industry has boomed in recent years as private betting agencies have gained greater foothold in the market and governments have abandoned their holdings in state based TAB operations effectively developing a national betting market


Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd v EMI Songs Australia Pty Limited: kookaburra gets the last laugh
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 26 2010

The decision concerned allegations including breach of copyright in respect of the pop song "Down Under", recorded in 1979 and again in 1981 by Men at Work


“Oh my god, they killed Kenny!” - copyright infringement on YouTube settled
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 20 2014

US against media giant, Viacom, and Google have finally settled their seven year dispute involving user-posted episodes of "South Park", "SpongeBob


There's no 10 in '11 for Warburton
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 6 2011

In Seven Network v Warburton the New South Wales Supreme Court recently upheld a restraint of trade that had the effect of delaying a leading television executive's plans to move from Channel Seven to competing network Channel Ten


YouTube not responsible for user posted content
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

In April 2013, YouTube had another victory in the US courts against media giant, Viacom, for copyright infringement. Six years after its initial


Project home builder fined for misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 23 2012

In the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Metricon Homes Queensland Pty Ltd 2012 FCA 797 the Federal Court imposed penalties on a major building company for false and misleading advertising in promoting the sale of detached residential houses


Liability of businesses for user posted content on social media platforms
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 10 2012

The Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has recently determined that material appearing on a business’ Facebook page is a form of marketing and advertising


No-show a no-go for Flo Rida
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 16 2012

American hip-hop and rap artist Flo Rida (also known as Tramar Dillard) failed to attend the Fat As Butter music festival in Newcastle in October 2011 (having slept in